GearLight S500 LED Headlamp Support & Troubleshooting

Operation Guide


  • If the headlamp does not turn on, or works intermittently::
    • Replace the battery.
    • Ensure the AAA batteries are inserted correctly according to the polarity (-,+) marked on the battery holder. 
    • Make sure the AAA battery holder is inserted correctly and secured.
    • Firmly press the power button on and off several times.
    • If the light appears dim or faded:
      • Replace the battery.
    • If the problem persists, possible LED Failure.  Contact GearLight for replacement.


      • Inspect the headlamp monthly and carefully remove any damaged batteries and clean any corrosion.  If the headlamp is used less than once a month, remove the batteries between uses.  

      • For instructions on how to clean corrosion on battery contacts, click here.

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